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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission

  • A flexible 48-hour ticket for a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Edinburgh
  • Learn about Edinburgh's rich history and modern culture through onboard commentary
  • The ability to hop off whenever makes this tour flexible and customizeable
Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
From US$78.20
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Royal Edinburgh Ticket with Hop-On Hop-Off Tours, Edinburgh Castle Admission
From US$78.20

Personalize your Edinburgh sightseeing schedule with this hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, which hits all the main city attractions in an efficient time frame. Your 48-hour ticket grants you access to five routes and includes admission to the Palace of Holyrodhouse, the Royal Yacht Britannia, and the Edinburgh Castle, making this a great value choice. Plus, onboard audio commentary provides info crucial to understanding the history of Scotland's capital. 

What to Expect

With your tour voucher in hand, make your way to any of the bus stops on the route to begin your 48-hour sightseeing excursion. Perfect for first-time visitors or those short on time, booking this comprehensive tour ensures you will get access to all of Edinburgh's highlights and landmarks.

Step on board the bus and find a seat on the top deck for panoramic views or the bottom deck for shelter from the elements. As the bus proceeds, listen to commentary from a guide about the city's rich history and modern culture.

Hop off at any of the stops that interest you to explore further, then just catch the next bus that comes along when you're ready. A choice of five routes ensures that no stone will go unturned and you'll have chance to see everything you want to in a compact time frame. If you stay on board the bus, the full loop of each route is about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Your ticket also includes an admission ticket to Edingburgh Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the Palace of Holyroodhouse, a residence of the Queen of England; and the Royal Yacht Britannia, belonging to the British royal family.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
The best money ever spent for a bus tour!

The best money ever spent for a bus tour. Great Value. John was the best guide ever!!!! We were even mid-block from bus stops and the driver stopped to pick us up. Buses are frequent and quick

Thank kim r
Reviewed 1 week ago
A great way to see the city

A great way to see Edinburgh, definitely do a full loop on a yellow line bus before you start hopping on and off. Our tour guide Ian was really knowledgeable and friendly, a real asset to the company. Great value for money, we bought the...More

Thank JoStansbridge
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great City Tour

The tour taken was the Edinburgh Bus Tour Hop on Hop off. This tour was £15 per adult and did not include castle entry which we did separately on another day. It lasted over an hour and visited all the main points of interest in...More

2  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 1 week ago
A very useful way to get your bearings

Just over an hour long . We had a lady guide who really knew her stuff . It’s a great way to sort your self out if you are new to a city . Nice to not have ear buds but a real live person...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trip of a lifetime!

The Hop-on Hop-Off Tour was a great value! I loved seeing the city and then going into some of the most popular tourist sites.

Thank rebaschlemmer
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Nilan F
16 April 2018|
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Response from Sumanth C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nilan, as far as my knowledge goes the answer is no there are no pick up points near the airport. You can alternatively check up the website to see if there are any attraction nearer to the airport which the bus route... More
13 April 2018|
Response from MrsAVC | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I’m pretty sure they started around 9am and finished at 6pm. Fantastic way to see everything, you won’t be disappointed